3 Borders of the Scapula Bone
The scapula bone, which is also known as the "shoulder blade" or "shoulder bone" is a large flat triangular bone located in the posterior part of the thorax.
As primary school children learn early in their education, all triangles have 3 (three) sides and 3 (three) angles. Being a triangular bone, the scapula as three sides (called "borders") and three angles.
- The scapula is a triangular bone.
- Triangles have 3 sides and 3 angles.
The following diagram of the 3 borders of the scapula is a labelled diagram of the posterior surface of the left scapula bone.
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